Hans Jensen

1778–
Skovby, Odense, Denmark

The Life of Hans

When Hans Jensen was born in 1778, his father, Jens Hansen, was 33 and his mother, Birthe Christensen, was 29. He married Karen Andreasdatter on 18 July 1806, in Hårby, Båg, Odense, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Hans Jensen
1778–
Karen Andreasdatter
1781–1839
Marriage: 18 July 1806
Kirsten Hansdatter
1807–
Birthe Hansdatter
1809–
Kirstine Hansdatter
1812–
Birthe Hansdatter
1815–
Karen Hansen
1815–
Jens Hansen
1817–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
18 July 1806
Hårby, Båg, Odense, Denmark
children

(6)

    Kirsten Hansdatter

    Female1807–Female

    Birthe Hansdatter

    Female1809–Female

    Kirstine Hansdatter

    Female1812–Female

    Birthe Hansdatter

    Female1815–Female

    Karen Hansen

    Female1815–Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

World Events (6)

1789 · Old Artillery Barracks, Christianshavn

Age 11

The Old Artillery Barracks was the first of three barracks to be established in the Christianshavn district of Copenhagen. They were converted into barracks for the Artillery in 1789 and were used until 1923. Today, they have been converted into apartments and are listed for everyone.
1792 · Det Classenske Fideicommis

Age 14

Det Classenske Fideicommis is a Danish charitable foundation formed by the industrialist Major General Johan Frederik Classen after he left behind his wealth and possessions in his will to help alleviate poverty and misery to those in the country. Today, it grants around 2 million kroner annually to those in need.
1814

Age 36

Denmark cedes Norway to Sweden.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Jens, a reduced form of Johannes ( see John ). This is Denmark's most frequent surname.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Hans Jensen in entry for Karen Hansd, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Hans Jensen in entry for Kirsten Hansdatter, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Hans Jensen in entry for Jens Hansen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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